Saanich East is known for its quiet residential neighborhoods and proximity to nature. This area is perfect for families and retirees who enjoy a peaceful lifestyle. Saanich East offers great schools, parks, and recreational activities. Some popular attractions in Saanich East include Mount Douglas Park, Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park, and the Lochside Regional Trail.
Saanich West is more urbanized than Saanich East and offers a mix of residential and commercial properties. This area is perfect for working professionals and young families who prefer a more vibrant lifestyle. Saanich West offers great shopping options, restaurants, and recreational activities. Some popular attractions in Saanich West include the Tillicum Centre, Uptown Shopping Centre, and the Gorge Waterway.